[thelist] How to do in JavaScript ?

Ian Cannonier Ian.Cannonier at torex.com
Mon Feb 10 10:57:01 CST 2003

> -----Original Message-----
> From: kevin D. white [mailto:kevination at suchsmallhands.com]
> Sent: 10 February 2003 16:38
> To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
> Subject: Re: [thelist] How to do in JavaScript ?
> Ian Cannonier wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >I have a two part question regarding the use of JavaScript. I'm
> >currently building a site which requires me to do the following:-
> >
> >1. Record the users PC/Profile name.
> >2. When a document is printed from the site to add a banner on the
> >printed page to say where it has come from.
> >
> >
> Both of these items are not normally accessible via
> JavaScript. That doesn't mean it can't be done though. You
> will have to investigate the use of a signed script. A signed
> script is a script that asks permission from the user to
> break out of the normal security sandbox in order to access
> an object that is normally beyond reach. There may be other
> barriers to achieving your goal. It all depends on the scope
> and purpose of your application. A more detailed description
> of the application, the intended user population, and the
> setting in which the application is used would all be helpful.

Hope this answers your question.

The site, once completed will be an intranet site which will track the
users IP address and their NT user name, hopefully,). As and when the
user wishes to print anything displayed on the site i.e. a document. A
header/footer with the description "Uncontrolled Copy" will be displayed
on every page of the printed document.

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